The importance of having a will in Minnesota really cannot be overstated. If you have a will that has been created with the assistance of a qualified probate attorney, you can be confident that your wishes for how your belongings will be handled and distributed following your death will be granted. Yet many people still exhibit reluctance about creating a will. One of the hopes that we have at the Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn Law Firm is to inspire clients to take the simple steps involved in creating a will, which will lead to peace of mind. Read Full Post
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If you are a young adult, new parent, middle age or even approaching retirement, it may be difficult to think of yourself as having an estate. The term “estate” may make you think of a large sum of money or a large property. However, an estate is simply the net worth of an individual at any point in time, alive or dead. Charles Kallemeyn of Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn is an Anoka County estate lawyer who can help you manage all aspects of your estate including a will, trust, and probate. Read Full Post
If you have asked yourself if you need a lawyer to help you establish a living trust, the answer is probably yes. The team at Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn can provide you with the strong legal support you will need if you are ready to establish a living trust or if you simply have detailed questions about estate planning. We will help you make the most informed decision possible and weigh the pros and cons of establishing a living trust in your unique circumstances. Read Full Post
In law, there are many terms that provoke confusion about their meaning, especially to those who do not have a law degree. There are, however, some exceptions. In the case of trusts, the term describes very well the meaning and the intentions associated with them. A living trust, which can also be known as a revocable trust, is a means of placing assets aside for the benefit of another person; the assets are then transferred to that person upon the death of the person who set the assets aside. Read Full Post
Inheritance Law in Minnesota is complicated, and it is bound to be extremely confusing for people who do not possess a law degree. But the team at Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn are experts in inheritance law and can help you untangle whatever questions, problems, or issues that you may have.
Minnesota is currently one of a handful of states that imposes an estate tax on top of the estate tax imposed by the federal government. Read Full Post
The primary purpose of a will is to protect your family and your property in the event on your death. In the state of Minnesota, if you die without a will, your property and assets will be distributed based on Minnesota law, beginning with your closest relatives. You should be aware that if the court finds that you have no living relatives by blood or marriage, the state will take your property. It is very important that all adults have a will, so that you can convey exactly how they want their property distributed. Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn specializes in helping individuals draft and finalize a will Read Full Post